Trident Ploughshares commemorate Hiroshima Day at UKgov HQ in Edinburgh

On Saturday 6th August a group of Trident Ploughshares members and friends, led by the Gareloch Horties affinity group, built a cairn of around 140,000 paper cranes to symbolise those who lost their lives when the US dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima on this day in 1945. The piazza in front of Queen Elizabeth House (a UK government office) was chosen for the event in order to challenge the failure of that government to comply with its obligations under the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT), whose Review Conference is currently taking place in New York.

For more on this story see here and watch this short film of the event.

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